Specialty: “Agriculture”

Professional field: “Administration and management”

Profession: “Economist”

Specialty: “Agriculture”

Duration of training: up to 1.5 years

Form of study: Day, evening, distance

After completing the vocational training in the profession “Economist”, specialty “Agriculture”, the trainee will have acquired the following practical skills and theoretical knowledge:

  • Assisting the employer in ensuring healthy and safe working conditions in the workplace
  • Participating in the establishment of an organization for the implementation activities towards environmental protection
  • Assisting the organization in managing risk and emergency situations
  • Knowledge of the basics of market economy
  • Knowledge of the basics of entrepreneurship
  • Formed entrepreneurial behaviour
  • Active participation in the development of business plans
  • Processing information with ICT
  • Usage of different communication channels
  • Creating digital content with ICT
  • Ensuring security when working with ICT
  • Problem solving in working with ICT
  • Communicating effectively within the work group/team
  • Leading effective business communication
  • Usage of profession specific terms in a foreign language
  • Optimizing labour activities in the work process and work hours
  • Upholding organizational standards
  • Recognizing changes in the business environment and their impact on the company
  • Following company policy and organizational culture
  • Processing of specific documentation
  • Developing SWOT analysis of the product and the market
  • Analysing the competitiveness of a product or service
  • Assessing information about the micro and macro environment
  • Organizing marketing research
  • Composing a marketing mix of the product or service
  • Knowledge of the basic regulations in accounting
  • Knowledge of the property of the enterprise for the means of accounting
  • Processes documents in connection with the performed business operations
  • Knowledge of the features of the industry and its regulations
  • Knowledge of the activity of the agricultural holding
  • Knowledge of the structure and functions of the farm
  • Planning and organizing the activity of the agricultural holding
  • Knowledge of quality management systems
  • Recognizing types of equipment and machinery on the farm
  • Processing documentation related to the activity of the agricultural holding
  • Characterizing the condition of the assets of the agricultural holding
  • Selecting and negotiating with asset suppliers
  • Preparing a production program of the farm
  • Organizing activities related to risk management

Completion of one or more modules / disciplines is certified by a Vocational Training Certificate.

The full course of study (covers all modules / disciplines) provides an opportunity to obtain a third degree of professional qualification in the profession of “Economist”, specialty “Agriculture”.

The knowledge assessment is carried out on three levels – initial, intermediate and final. Grades are based on a six-point scale.

Vocational training for obtaining a degree of professional qualification ends with taking state exams in theory and practice of the profession and specialty.

Upon successfully completing the professional training and state exams each trainee acquires Certificate of Professional Qualification.